Karim Sy

Founder of Jokkolabs
Karim Sy Karim Sy is an Ashoka Fellow and winner of the 2012 social entrepreneur award. He founded Jokkolabs, an “action tank” to promote structural change from an economic and social perspective. Thanks to his role as a  catalyst for initiatives in both France and Africa, Karim was appointed to the Presidential Council for Africa (CPA), set up by President Emmanuel Macron in August 2017. His experience of working mainly in Sub-Saharan Africa covers business aviation, small-scale mining, water and mining prospection, consulting and the financial sector.